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Oreophryne kampeni
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, "Moroka [Central Province], British New Guinea [Papua New Guinea]" (Parker 1934). It is most likely a lowland species.

Habitat and Ecology

This species presumably inhabits tropical rainforest and, like other species in the genus, presumably breeds by direct development.

Population

It has not been collected since the late 1800s, so its population status is unknown.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

There is no information on threats.

Conservation Actions

The type locality is not within a protected area.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Citation

Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel 2004. Oreophryne kampeni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57920A11702104. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57920A11702104.en .Downloaded on 17 December 2018

 

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